bind classless slave from microsoft dns classful SOA?

Chris Buxton clists at
Fri Jul 12 16:18:08 UTC 2013

On Jul 12, 2013, at 9:09 AM, Michael Hare <michael.hare at> wrote:
> Bind-users;
> I have been asked to slave a /24 from a microsoft SOA, however, their authority for the /24 is false in that they really only have authority to 192/26.
> Am I correct in that there is no way to slave said zone [] but serve it as a different zone [192/] without relying on some outside scripts to do the translation?

Yes, that is correct. A zone is itself, not some other zone. A slave's job is to faithfully reproduce the zone as published by its master server.

Were I you, I would refuse to slave the /24 reverse zone.

Chris Buxton

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